uAlberta creating first-year community at Lister Centre

July 24, 2012

The University of Alberta plans to turn 3 of the towers in the Lister Centre residence complex into a first-year residence in September 2013, while the fourth tower will remain a residence for primarily second- and third-year students. The first steps in the transition are to restructure student-staff positions to be consistent with those in all other uAlberta dormitories and implement new rules related to alcohol consumption in all residences on the Edmonton campuses. Among the changes to take place over a 2-year period is a first-year residence program, providing students with extracurricular academic or engagement activities to complement and enhance their university experience. Examples include expanding the faculty-in-residence program and creating a Residence Advisory Council. uAlberta News